When can I plant Lotus Vine in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant lotus vine in Hillview should be estimated by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Lotus Vine

Frost tolerance for lotus vine: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant lotus vine slightly earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant lotus vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant lotus vine
Probably not a good time to plant lotus vine

The earliest that you can plant lotus vine in Hillview is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant lotus vine and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your lotus vine may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your lotus vine indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your lotus vine in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Hillview

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Hillview

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.